Drums Echo as LUNSA Pow Wow Celebrates at Lakehead U

Munzeroy celebrates at the LUNSA Pow Wow. This young man has been following the Pow Wow trail for many years.
Munzeroy celebrates at the LUNSA Pow Wow. This young man has been following the Pow Wow trail for many years.

Munzeroy celebrates at the LUNSA Pow Wow. This young man has been following the Pow Wow trail for many years.
Munzeroy celebrates at the LUNSA Pow Wow. This young man has been following the Pow Wow trail for many years.

THUNDER BAY – The drums echoed throughout the Lakehead University Thunderdome as the Annual LUNSA Pow Wow celebrated the annual event.

Hundreds of people attended the event which continues with Grand Entry at 1:00PM EDT on Sunday at Lakehead University.

Young Lincoln shows his regalia with pride at the 2017 LUNSA Pow Wow
Young Lincoln shows his regalia with pride at the 2017 LUNSA Pow Wow

Saturday’s event included a feast, the Pow Wow, and a celebration of Indigenous culture.

Long line-up for the feast at the Lakehead University Pow Wow
Long line-up for the feast at the Lakehead University Pow Wow
Juliet from Pelican Falls shares her buckskin regalia at the 2017 LUNSA Pow Wow.
Juliet from Pelican Falls shares her buckskin regalia at the 2017 LUNSA Pow Wow.

Though out the year, there are many Pow Wows across Northwestern Ontario. Juliet from Pelican Falls First Nation came to dance at the LUNSA Pow Wow and shares that their annual Pow Wow is on in April. Fort William First Nation celebrates their annual Pow Wow in late June up on Mount McKay.

The LUNSA Pow Wow continues on Sunday at the Thunderdome.

 

Photos by Amanda Perreault.